wrightsville beach Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
High School Graduate 136 9.0 % 32.6 %
Some College 287 19.0 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 760 50.3 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 329 21.8 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 1,497 99.0 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 996 65.9 % 65.9 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 2,540 - -
19 years old and under 385 15.2 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 1,046 41.2 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 679 26.7 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 430 16.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 2,376 99.5 % 84.6 %
Spanish 13 0.5 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 395 40.0 % 33.5 %
Married 439 44.5 % 50.5 %
Separated 38 3.9 % 2.6 %
Divorced 115 11.7 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 2,690 - -
Occupied Housing Units 1,172 43.6 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,518 56.4 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,059 39.4 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 426 15.8 % 5.8 %
2-Units 352 13.1 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 234 8.7 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 153 5.7 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 91 3.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 361 13.4 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 14 0.5 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 372 13.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 594 22.1 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 682 25.4 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 287 10.7 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 375 13.9 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 139 5.2 % 13.0 %
Electric 1,076 40.0 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 49 1.8 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 42 1.6 % 4.1 %
Other Fuel 5 0.2 % 0.4 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 2,507 99.8 % 75.5 %
Asian 4 0.2 % 5.6 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 64,167 55,775
Median Family Income 93,929 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 52,738 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 54.84 %
  • Temperature 58.95 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.39 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 14.58
    [CDD] 0.12
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.03 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com